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New Zealand Law Society Holiday Hours

14 December 2015

National office 

(26 Waring Taylor Street, Wellington 6011).

The New Zealand Law Society's national office is closed for the holiday break from 3pm Thursday, 24 December 2015 until 8:30am, Tuesday, 5 January 2016. Urgent inquiries during the closure may be to Bronwyn Jones, Principal Advisor, Executive Director's Department, phone 021 049 5736. Inquiries by media may be made to Geoff Adlam, Communications Manager, phone 022 641 3580.

New Zealand Law Society branch offices

All Law Society branch offices are closed for the holiday break as follows:

Auckland: Closes at 3pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. Urgent inquiries during the closure may be directed to Glenda Macdonald, General Manager Representative and Auckland Branch Manager, phone 021 244 6016.

Canterbury-Westland: Closes at 1pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Gisborne: Closes at 3pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be checked throughout the closure. 

Hawke's Bay: Closes at 3pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Manawatu: Closes at 3pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Marlborough: Closes at noon on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Nelson: Closes at noon on Monday, 21 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Monday, 18 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Otago: Closes at 3pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Monday, 18 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Southland: Closes at noon on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 7:15am on Monday, 18 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be checked daily.

Taranaki: Closes at 2pm on Tuesday, 22 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Wednesday, 13 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Waikato Bay of Plenty: Closes at 3pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Monday, 11 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Wellington: Closes at noon on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. Emails, mail and phone messages will be answered when the branch re-opens.

Whanganui: Closes at 3pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. Emails and phone messages will be checked regularly.

New Zealand Law Society Sections

Family Law Section: Staff are unavailable during the period from 5pm on Friday, 18 December 2015 until 8:30am on Monday, 11 January 2016.

ILANZ: Staff are unavailable during the period from 3pm, Thursday 24 December 2015 until 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016.

Property Law Section: Staff are unavailable during the period from 3pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015 until 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016.

New Zealand Law Society Library

Auckland Library: Closes at 1pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. After-hours access available as usual to holders of NZLS Library Access Card.

Christchurch Library: Closes at 2pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. After-hours access available as usual to holders of NZLS Library Access Card.

Wellington Library: Closes at 5pm on Wednesday, 23 December 2015. Re-opens at 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. After-hours access available as usual to holders of NZLS Library Access Card. 

Lawyers Complaints Service

The email address complaints@lawsociety.org.nz and the phone number 0800 261 801 are unattended from 3pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015 until 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. All emails or phone messages will be attended to after that time.

Financial Assurance Scheme

Staff of the Law Society inspectorate will be unavailable from 3pm on Thursday, 24 December 2015 until 8:30am on Tuesday, 5 January 2016. Emails will be checked daily.

Urgent, non-routine inquiries

If you urgently need to contact the New Zealand Law Society while we are closed, please ring Bronwyn Jones, Principal Advisor, Executive Director's Department (021) 049 5736. 

Media inquiries

Media with inquiries may contact Geoff Adlam, Communications Manager, (022) 641 3580. 

LawTalk

The first 2016 issue of the Law Society's fortnightly magazine LawTalk will be published on 29 January 2016. Advertising inquiries may be made to advertising@lawsociety.org.nz or phone (04) 463 2905 from 5 January 2016. The advertising booking deadline for the first issue is 15 January 2016.

LawPoints

The first 2016 LawPoints and LawPoints Community emails will be sent on 28 January 2016. Advertising inquiries may be made to advertising@lawsociety.org.nz or phone (04) 463 2905 from 5 January 2016. The advertising booking deadline for the first LawPoints is 27 January 2016.

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Last updated on the 17th December 2015